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Peer assessment is a grading tool in which students grade each other’s work. We use this tool here at University of the People because this helps students improve their critical thinking skills from not only assessing peers work but from having peers critique their work. During thesepeer assessments students are held responsible for not only their work but giving constructive feedback to their peers. Constructive feedback from peers is often seen as a helpful tool to improve future class performance.There are many benefits to peer assessment, these benefits include getting faster feedbackon submitted work, allowing students to focus on constructive feedback vs doing enough to get agood grade, by grading peer assignments they can learn how to improve future assignments and creating a cooperative learning environment.The main challenge, that I experience, of giving peer feedback is the tendency to be

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Winter
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Thought, Word processor

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